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North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial

 
 
North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
1. North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the men and women of North Carolina who served with dignity and honor in the Vietnam War
Dedicated on May 23, 1987
 
Erected 1987.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam. A significant historical date for this entry is May 23, 1987.
 
Location. 35° 46.847′ N, 78° 38.311′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Edenton Street and North Wilmington Street. The marker is on the grounds of the NC State Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 East Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Experimental Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Hickory Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); N.C. State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Medical Society of North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Presidents North Carolina Gave The Nation (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Episcopal Church
North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial & Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
2. North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial & Plaque
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(within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Veterans' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Duncan Mc Iver (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
More about this memorial. 5 medallions are seen across the top of the marker: one for each branch of the US Armed Forces. From the left: Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.
Sculptor: Abbé Godwin
 
Also see . . .  North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Includes text of the dedication ceremony program and photos of the event. (Submitted on March 11, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
3. North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial
North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
4. North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
5. Dedication Plaque
(On the viewing bench at the Memorial)
To Honor General Alfred M. Gray
United States Marine Corps.
Who dedicated this Vietnam Veterans Memorial
on
May 23, 1987
and
May 26, 2007

North Carolina Vietnam Veterans, Inc.
Worth Bailey statue image. Click for full size.
By Mary Thurman, December 13, 2007
6. Worth Bailey statue
Zebulon Baird Vance statue image. Click for full size.
By Mary Thurman, December 13, 2007
7. Zebulon Baird Vance statue
Charles Brantley Aycock Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mary Thurman, December 13, 2007
8. Charles Brantley Aycock Statue
To Our Confederate Dead statue image. Click for full size.
By Mary Thurman, December 13, 2007
9. To Our Confederate Dead statue
Charles Duncan McIver statue image. Click for full size.
By Mary Thurman, December 13, 2007
10. Charles Duncan McIver statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2011, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 10, 2011, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..   6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on February 3, 2013, by Mary Thurman of Wheelerville,, Missouri. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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